New book ‘Rave New World’ includes first-hand account of ’90s rave culture

Rave New World book cover

Former Mixmag reporter Kirk Field has released a new hardback book documenting ’90s rave culture.

Published by Nine Eight, Rave New World: Confessions of a Raving Reporter, apparently tells the story of what really happened in the ‘naughty ’90s’, while capturing the nostalgic spirit of the era.

Here’s a snippet from the official blurb:

‘’As a humble barman at the M25 Orbital raves, Kirk Field witnessed the moment acid house exploded. Inspired by media lies to start writing the truth about what he saw unfolding, Kirk became a ‘raving’ reporter for the clubbers’ bible Mixmag, covering the historic parties from the inside and sending sweat-soaked dispatches from distant dancefloors as the scene expanded across Europe and beyond.’’

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 ‘’Told through a mixture of vivid first-person narrative, surreal insider anecdotes and incisive social commentary, this honest, hilarious and uncensored postcard of hedonism will appeal to anyone who’s ever put their hands in the air like they just don’t care.’’

Rave New World is available now for £22 + P&P via roughtrade.com.

Rave New World front cover

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